This Week’s Events

Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Friday, November 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Learn the ins and outs of how to get your historical property improvements approved.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, November 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Friday, November 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy, Community Learning
Description: These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Visit www.infopeake.org to view class descriptions. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy, Health & Wellness
Description: Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Grades K-5
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8)
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all Gamers! Show off your skills for our very first friendly gaming competition. We will begin this tournament promptly at 2:00pm so we can make sure all can play. Get your game on and be ready to have some fun! ***Please indicate grade level when registering***
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Advanced Workshop | Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Join the coding movement! Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 5-12.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Health & Wellness, Celebration & Holiday
Description: Spread some holiday cheer! Stop by the Major Hillard Library between Nov 19-Dec 10 to sign a holiday card for a nursing home resident in our community.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Recommended for 1 & 2 year olds with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years), Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers, architects and designers! The Library’s Lego© collection is waiting for your creativity to take shape. Let’s build together. Grades K-2.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 4:15 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-2.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: This group is associated with the Chesapeake Crime Prevention Council and the Chesapeake Police Department.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 19th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years), Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance, and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 4 to 5 without caregiver
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: The Backyard Gardeners will present a topic about gardening.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn how to add, edit and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Culture
Description: Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Start time: 12:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Holiday
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Holiday
Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Holiday